Lena Davidsson, PhD

Senior Scientist

  • 3540 Citations
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1984 …2020

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2019

Incidence of type 2 diabetes in Kuwaiti children and adolescents: Results from the Childhood-Onset Diabetes electronic Registry (CODeR

Mohammad Abdullah Al-kandari, H., Mahmoud Yousef Alabdulrazzaq, D., Davidsson, L., Sharma, P., Al-Tararwa, A., Mandani, F., Al-Shawaf, F., Al-Hussaini, F., Qabazard, M., Haddad, D., Al-Mahdi, M., Al-Jasser, F., Al-Anzi, A., Al-Sanea, H., Al-Basari, I., Al-Adsani, A., Shaltout, A. & AbdulRasoul, M., 2019, In : Frontiers in Endocrinology. 10, 836

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Glycaemic control in native Kuwaiti Arab patients with type 2 diabetes

Channanath, A., AlWotayan, R., Mohammad Abdullah Al-kandari, H., Davidsson, L., Tuomilehto, J. & Thanaraj, A. T., 1 Dec 2018, In : Primary Care Diabetes. 12, 6, p. 526-532 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Incidence of type 1 diabetes has doubled in Kuwaiti children 0-14 years over the last 20 years

Shaltout, A. A., Wake, D., Thanaraj, A. T., Omar, D. M., Mahmoud Yousef Alabdulrazzaq, D., Channanath, A., Mohammad Abdullah Al-kandari, H., Abdulrasoul, M., Miller, S., Conway, N., Tuomilehto, J. & Davidsson, L., 1 Dec 2017, In : Pediatric Diabetes. 18, 8, p. 761-766 6 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Total energy expenditure in obese kuwaiti primary school children assessed by the doubly-labeled water technique

Davidsson, L., Al-Ghanim, J., Al-Ati, T., Al-Hamad, N., Al-Mutairi, A., Al-Olayan, L. & Preston, T., 1 Oct 2016, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13, 10, 1007.

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Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2015

Balancing the benefits and risks of iron fortification in resource-constrained settings

Zlotkin, S. H., Davidsson, L. & Lozoff, B., 1 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 167, 4, p. S26-S30

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The aetiology of anaemia during pregnancy: A study to evaluate the contribution of iron deficiency and common infections in pregnant Ugandan women

Baingana, R. K., Enyaru, J. K., Tjalsma, H., Swinkels, D. W. & Davidsson, L., 1 Jan 2015, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 8, p. 1423-1435 13 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Total body water measurement using the 2H dilution technique for the assessment of body composition of Kuwaiti children

Al-Ati, T., Preston, T., Al-Hooti, S., Al-Hamad, N., Al-Ghanim, J., Al-Khulifi, F., Al-Lahou, B., Al-Othman, A. & Davidsson, L., 22 Jan 2015, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 2, p. 259-263 5 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Helicobacter pylori infection in pregnant women in four districts of Uganda: Role of geographic location, education and water sources

Baingana, R. K., Kiboko Enyaru, J. & Davidsson, L., 4 Sep 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 1, 915.

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Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)
2011
6 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Stable isotope techniques to develop and monitor nutrition interventions

Hills, A. P. & Davidsson, L., 3 Jun 2010, In : Current Nutrition and Food Science. 6, 2, p. 100-104 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2009

Helicobacter pylori is not associated with anaemia in Latin America: Results from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela

Santos, I. S., Boccio, J., Davidsson, L., Hernandez-Triana, M., Huanca-Sardinas, E., Janjetic, M., Moya-Camarena, S. Y., Paez-Valery, M. C., Ruiz-Alvarez, V., Valencia, M. E., Valle, N. C. J., Vargas-Pinto, G., Solano, L. & Thomas, J., 1 Oct 2009, In : Public Health Nutrition. 12, 10, p. 1862-1870 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
40 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Causal Relationship of Helicobacter pylori With Iron-Deficiency Anemia or Failure of Iron Supplementation in Children

Sarker, S. A., Mahmud, H., Davidsson, L., Alam, N. H., Ahmed, T., Alam, N., Salam, M. A., Beglinger, C., Gyr, N. & Fuchs, G. J., 1 Jan 2008, In : Gastroenterology. 135, 5, p. 1534-1542 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Schools for nutrition

Davidsson, L., 1 Sep 2007, IAEA Bulletin, 49, 1, p. 48-51 4 p.

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2005
13 Citations (Scopus)
34 Citations (Scopus)

The early years

Davidsson, L., 1 Sep 2005, IAEA Bulletin, 47, 1, p. 33-35 3 p.

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2004

A micronised, dispersible ferric pyrophosphate with high relative bioavailability in man

Fidler, M. C., Walczyk, T., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C., Sakaguchi, N., Juneja, L. R. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 2004, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 91, 1, p. 107-112 6 p.

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Open Access
95 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of urinary monitoring, faecal monitoring and erythrocyte analysis of stable isotope labels to determine magnesium absorption in human subjects

Bohn, T., Walczyk, T., Davidsson, L., Pritzkow, W., Klingbeil, P., Vogl, J. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 2004, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 91, 1, p. 113-120 8 p.

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Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Dephytinisation of soyabean protein isolate with low native phytic acid content has limited impact on mineral and trace element absorption in healthy infants

Davidsson, L., Ziegler, E. E., Kastenmayer, P., van Dael, P. & Barclay, D., 1 Feb 2004, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 91, 2, p. 287-293 7 p.

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Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)

Dephytinization of a Complementary Food Based on Wheat and Soy Increases Zinc, but Not Copper, Apparent Absorption in Adults

Egli, I., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R., 1 May 2004, In : Journal of Nutrition. 134, 5, p. 1077-1080 4 p.

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63 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of ascorbic acid and particle size on iron absorption from ferric pyrophosphate in adult women

Fidler, M. C., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C., Walczyk, T., Marti, I. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jul 2004, In : International Journal for Vitamin and Nutrition Research. 74, 4, p. 294-300 7 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Erythorbic acid is a potent enhancer of nonheme-iron absorption

Fidler, M. C., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 79, 1, p. 99-102 4 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
34 Citations (Scopus)

Helicobacter pylori infection, iron absorption, and gastric acid secretion in Bangladeshi children

Sarker, S. A., Davidsson, L., Mahmud, H., Walczyk, T., Hurell, R. F., Gyr, N. & Fuchs, G. J., 1 Jul 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 80, 1, p. 149-153 5 p.

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73 Citations (Scopus)

Human milk as a source of ascorbic acid: No enhancing effect on iron bioavailability from a traditional complementary food consumed by Bangladeshi infants and young children

Davidsson, L., Jamil, K. A., Sarker, S. A., Zeder, C., Fuchs, G. & Hurrell, R., 1 Jun 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 79, 6, p. 1073-1077 5 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Phytic acid added to white-wheat bread inhibits fractional apparent magnesium absorption in humans

Bohn, T., Davidsson, L., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Mar 2004, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 79, 3, p. 418-423 6 p.

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71 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Approaches to improve iron bioavailability from complementary foods

Davidsson, L., 1 May 2003, In : Journal of Nutrition. 133, 5 SUPPL. 2

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51 Citations (Scopus)

Iron absorption from ferrous fumarate in adult women is influenced by ascorbic acid but not by Na2EDTA

Fidler, M. C., Davidsson, L., Zeder, C., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Dec 2003, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 90, 6, p. 1081-1085 5 p.

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Open Access
36 Citations (Scopus)

Iron absorption from fish sauce and soy sauce fortified with sodium iron EDTA

Fidler, M. C., Davidsson, L., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Aug 2003, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 78, 2, p. 274-278 5 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)

No enhancing effect of vitamin A on iron absorption in humans

Walczyk, T., Davidsson, L., Rossander-Hulthen, L., Hallberg, L. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 2003, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 77, 1, p. 144-149 6 p.

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48 Citations (Scopus)

Phytic acid degradation in complementary foods using phytase naturally occurring in whole grain cereals

Egli, I., Davidsson, L., Juillerat, M. A., Barclay, D. & Hurrell, R., 1 Jan 2003, In : Journal of Food Science. 68, 5, p. 1855-1859 5 p.

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48 Citations (Scopus)

Regular consumption of NaFeEDTA-fortified fish sauce improves iron status and reduces the prevalence of anemia in anemic Vietnamese women

Van Thuy, P., Berger, J., Davidsson, L., Khan, N. C., Lam, N. T., Cook, J. D., Hurrell, R. F. & Khoi, H. H., 1 Aug 2003, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 78, 2, p. 284-290 7 p.

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110 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of retinyl palmitate added to iron-fortified maize porridge on erythrocyte incorporation of iron in African children with vitamin A deficiency

Davidsson, L., Adou, P., Zeder, C., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R., 1 Aug 2003, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 90, 2, p. 337-343 7 p.

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Open Access
17 Citations (Scopus)
2002

Comparison of selenite and selenate apparent absorption and retention in infants using stable isotope methodology

Van Dael, P., Davidsson, L., Ziegler, E. E., Fay, L. B. & Barclay, D., 1 Jan 2002, In : Pediatric Research. 51, 1, p. 71-75 5 p.

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Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Iron bioavailability from iron-fortified guatemalan meals based on corn tortillas and black bean paste

Davidsson, L., Dimitriou, T., Boy, E., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R. F., 7 Mar 2002, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 75, 3, p. 535-539 5 p.

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61 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of soaking and germination on the phytase activity and phytic acid content of grains and seeds potentially useful for complementary feeding

Egli, I., Davidsson, L., Juillerat, M. A., Barclay, D. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 2002, In : Journal of Food Science. 67, 9, p. 3484-3488 5 p.

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122 Citations (Scopus)
2001

Improving iron absorption from a Peruvian school breakfast meal by adding ascorbic acid or Na2EDTA

Davidsson, L., Walczyk, T., Zavaleta, N. & Hurrell, R. F., 12 Feb 2001, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 73, 2, p. 283-287 5 p.

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62 Citations (Scopus)

Iron absorption from experimental infant formulas based on pea (Pisum sativum)-protein isolate: The effect of phytic acid and ascorbic acid

Davidsson, L., Dimitriou, T., Walczyk, T. & Hurrell, R. F., 27 Feb 2001, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 85, 1, p. 59-63 5 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of iron deficiency with and without concurrent anemia in population groups with high prevalences of malaria and other infections: A study in Côte d'lvoire1-3

Asobayire, F. S., Adou, P., Davidsson, L., Cook, J. D. & Hurrell, R. F., 11 Dec 2001, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 74, 6, p. 776-782 7 p.

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159 Citations (Scopus)

Selenium absorption and retention from a selenite- or selenate-fortified milk-based formula in men measured by a stable-isotope technique

Van Dael, P., Davidsson, L., Muñoz-Box, R., Fay, L. B. & Barclay, D., 5 Apr 2001, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 85, 2, p. 157-163 7 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)
2000
11 Citations (Scopus)

Iron bioavailability in infants from an infant cereal fortified with ferric pyrophosphate or ferrous fumarate

Davidsson, L., Kastenmayer, P., Szajewska, H., Hurrell, R. F. & Barclay, D., 1 Jun 2000, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 71, 6, p. 1597-1602 6 p.

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90 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Selenate and selenite absorption and retention in infants

Van Dael, P., Davidsson, L., Ziegler, E. H., Fay, L. B. & Barclay, D., 1 Jan 1999, In : Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 28, 5, 1 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

The effect of dephytinisation on calcium, copper, iron, manganese and zinc absorption from a soy infant formula

Van Dael, P., Kastenmayer, P., Ziegler, E. H., Davidsson, L., Haschke, F., Hurrell, R. F. & Barclay, D., 1 Jan 1999, In : Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 28, 5, 1 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
1998

A comparison of iron absorption in adults and infants consuming identical infant formulas

Hurrell, R. F., Davidsson, L., Reddy, M., Kastenmayer, P. & Cook, J. D., 12 Feb 1998, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 79, 1, p. 31-36 6 p.

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Open Access
35 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of ascorbic acid on iron absorption from an iron-fortified, chocolate-flavored milk drink in Jamaican children

Davidsson, L., Walczyk, T., Morris, A. & Hurrell, R. F., 1 Jan 1998, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 67, 5, p. 873-877 5 p.

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Open Access
46 Citations (Scopus)